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Foden's to enjoy regional television limelight

The new National Champion will be appearing on their regional news programme later this evening.

Foden
  The celebrations will continue this evening on the regional news programme in the north west

The newly crowned National Champion, Foden's will appear on the BBC 1 regional news programme, North West Tonight this evening (Thursday 11th October), between 6.30pm and 7.00pm.

The broadcast can also be accessed though Sky television, Channel 958, for those outside the North West area.

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